The following sections provide background information on a presentation I provide to various groups in the Twin Cities area. If your group is interested in having me speak, please complete the contact form and I will respond at my earliest opportunity. The talk can be customized if your group has specific areas of interest, and can run from 30-90 minutes.
Name and affiliations
- Brian Anderson, Let’s Go Zero Carbon
- Member, Electric Vehicle Association
- Member, MN Electric Vehicle (EV) Owners Group
- Introduction to Electric Vehicles
- EVs 101
- EV Charging
- EV Buying and Market
- Electric Vehicles, Are They Right for You?
- EV Myths and Ownership Experience
Brian Anderson grew up in Portage, Wisconsin and graduated from the University of Wisconsin – Madison with a degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering. After graduating, he found a new home in Minnesota and has had a career designing land mobile radios, surgical lasers, automotive scan tool software and a variety of medical device software at Medtronic, from where he retired in 2020. He has lived in Plymouth, MN for almost 30 years and raised two great kids along with his talented and supportive wife, Karen.
Brian and Karen are 100% electric in the transportation department. Brian drives a 2020 Tesla Model Y, while Karen drives a 2020 Chevy Bolt. Lawn and garden work is also 100% electric in the household, with Ryobi 40V lawn mower, leaf blower and chainsaw and 2 stage Snow Joe snowblower.